Search Underway for Child Dragged by Gator Into Lake Near Disney Resort

A search is underway for a 2-year-old boy who was dragged by an alligator into the water Tuesday evening near Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
1:43 | 06/15/16

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It's been a rough week for people in Orlando for the third time in less than a week the area hit by tragedy. This time the scene is in the grand Floridian resort and spa just outside Disney World where two year old boy was dragged into a lagoon by an alligator. The boy and his family were on vacation visiting from their home in Nebraska when they decided to attend movie night on the shore of that resort. Tragedy overnight at Disney World a two year old boy snatched by an alligator in dragged underwater at the upscale grand Floridian resort in Spock. There's. Sandy beach area in the Fam that is Al just simply. Relaxing that the father was there nearby in the towel was. Playing in the water dust. For the soul into the water. And don't spill of this yet. A team of fifty officers are searching into the morning hours for the toddler who was on vacation with his family from Nebraska. We are not leaving until. We look over the top. Authorities say the boy's parents even jumped into the lake and tried to wrestle him away from the Gator the father. In the ward and tried to grab the child. Was not successful in doing so. Some form so that the mother also may have ended the war so the parents diligently try two. Get the child. Witnesses say they saw an alligator in the water before the attacks he described as being between four and seven feet long. Authorities say there have been no other recent reports of similar alligator attacks the lake there are. Also those signs warning people of gators in the area but there are signs posted against swimming in the lake.

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